Complete Streets 201: Designing Your Streets For People (Virtual)

Date: 10/19/2021 9:30 AM - 10/20/2021 11:30 AM

Location: Virtual


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Capacity:

42/50



Overview

Course Description
 
This virtual live instructor led training will provide an in-depth technical review of various Complete Streets design elements in rural and suburban contexts.  Attendees will learn:
• Benefits of Complete Streets in rural communities;
• Design guidance for people walking, biking, and taking transit;
• Methods to balance roadway users and apply flexibility;
• Complete Street Funding Program requirements; and
• Best practices for public engagement.

The course will be held over two, 2.5 hour sessions held on back-to-back days. The elements discussed will be applied through a design exercise, that will include a 30 minute homework assignment between the first and second day. The following will be covered each day:

Day 1/Session 1:
• Introductions
• What is complete streets?
• Overview of MassDOT’s Complete Streets Funding Program
• Designing for Walking
• Designing for Biking
• Introduce Homework: Design Exercise

Day 2/Session 2:
• Signal Design
• Review Design Homework activity (Virtual group activity) • Public Engagement • Wrap up/Course Survey

Target Audience

The workshop is intended for Engineers, Designers, and Planners who are interested in developing Complete Streets solutions for municipal roadways, particularly in rural communities. Municipal representatives requiring training eligibility for the Complete Streets Funding Program are encouraged to attend.

Each session has a 50 attendee maximum. 

Attendees will receive links to the class after registering for the course. You will receive a confirmation email with additional information. Please contact Brenda Codella at bcodella@umass.edu if you did not.

Target Audience

The workshop is intended for Engineers, Designers, and Planners who are interested in developing Complete Streets solutions for municipal roadways. Municipal representatives requiring training eligibility for the Complete Streets Funding Program are encouraged to attend. 

Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please contact Stephanie Cottrell at scottrell@umass.edu or 413-800-2655 as soon as possible to discuss reasonable accommodations for your access needs.

Registration
Amount

Free
Register by 10/19/2021
Private Sector

Register

Free
Register by 10/19/2021
Public Sector

Register

If you are having trouble registering, please email admin@umasstransportationcenter.org or call (413) 545-2604 for assistance.

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Maximilian MassDOT
Amber MassDOT
Connor Fuss & O'Neill Inc. (Springfield)
Maria Town of New Canaan
Matthew Tetra Tech
Victoria Rochester
Thomas T.Y. Lin International (MA)
Sid GPI
Karen Michael Baker International
Christian AECOM
Kara Chilmark Conservation Commission
Jessica South Central Kansas Coordinated Transit Council, Inc.
Peter Howard Stein Hudson
Kortni Town of Weston, Massachusetts
Gary City of Attleboro
Elika Town of Weston
Sara SRPEDD
Tim Town of Chilmark
christine NYSDOT Region 1 Operations
Michelle Town of Royalston
Paul Town of Boylston
Nancy Town of Rochester
Michele Town of Leyden
Jonathan Town of Southwick DPW
Karen City of Concord (NH)
Noreen Town of Holbrook
Kathy Town of Northborough
Todd Town of Brookline
Alison Town of Chilmark
Mark Town of Hampden Highway Department
Frederic Town of Northborough
Tiger Town of New Canaan (CT)
Dan Town of Brookline
Jeff Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC)
John Town of Gill
Evan Cape Cod Commission
Keith Town of Royalston
Nicholas New Hampshire DOT (NHDOT)
William Town of Brookline
Thaddeus Town of Provincetown
Amber Department of Veterans Affairs
Jordan Town of Watertown
Instructors
  • Conor Semler
    Senior Planner at Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
  • Caitlin Tobin
    PE, Senior Engineer at Kittelson & Associates, Inc.